The Chhattisgarh

Beyond The Region

'Like India...': What Australia said over attacks on Hindu temples | World News

‘Like India…’: What Australia mentioned over assaults on Hindu temples | World Information

The Australian Excessive Commissioner to India on Friday expressed shock over current reviews that two Hindu temples had been vandalised in Melbourne and careworn that the authorities have been investigating the incident.

Barry O’Farrell tweeted: “Like India, Australia is a proud, multicultural nation. We have now been shocked on the vandalism of two Hindu temples in Melbourne, and Australian authorities are investigating” and tagged India’s overseas minister S Jaishankar and the ministry. “Our robust help for freedom of expression doesn’t embody hate speech or violence,” he mentioned.

Additionally Learn | Jaishankar ‘proud’ of constructing Hindu temples in Islamic nations; ‘Our religion should…’

On Thursday, overseas ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi mentioned the Indian and Australian goverments had mentioned the matter. “Not too long ago a few temples have been vandalised in Australia. We condemned these incidents. Each are close to Melbourne. We strongly condemned these actions,” he mentioned, including, “These actions have additionally been publicly condemned by Australian leaders, neighborhood leaders and spiritual associations there.”

Bagchi – addressing a weekly media briefing – additionally mentioned the Indian Consulate Normal in Melbourne has raised the problem with native police. He mentioned India had additionally requested a immediate investigation, prosecution of the responsible, and measures to forestall related incidents.

Additionally Learn | India places UK, Canada on discover over Sikh radicals and assaults on Hindu temples

On Monday, it was reported that the Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple in Australia’s Carrum Downs had been vandalised with anti-Hindu graffiti. The act was seen by devotees who got here for ‘darshan’ throughout the three-day ‘Thai Pongal’ competition being celebrated by Australia’s Tamil Hindu neighborhood, in keeping with information company ANI, citing The Australia Immediately.

This act of vandalism was only a week after the BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir within the nation’s Mill Park was defaced with anti-India and anti-Hindu graffiti.

(With inputs from businesses)

Subscribe to our greatest newsletters

Subscribed to e-newsletter efficiently

Thanks for subscribing to our Each day Information Capsule e-newsletter.